Medique® Diotame

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Product Information

Chewable, sugar-free antacid/diarrhea relief. Soothes irritation with a protective coating action without constipating.

  • Unit dose, tamper-evident dual layer foil packets
  • English and Spanish labeling where possible
 

Each tablet contains:
Bismuth Subsalicylate 262 mg (each tablet contains 102 mg salicylate)

 

Available in the following package sizes:
*500 (250 x 2's) - Item 22013
100 (50 x 2's) - Item 22033
30 (15 x 2's) - Item 22083 for commissaries
24 (12 x 2's) - Item 22064 for commissaries
*MediBucks Point Value = 60

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Drug Facts Information

Ingredients

Active ingredient (in each tablet): Bismuth Subsalicylate 262 mg
(each tablet contains 102 mg salicylate)
Purpose: Upset stomach reliever/antidiarrheal


Inactive ingredients
acacia gum, aspartame, calcium carbonate, D&C red #27, dextrates, flavoring, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide

Uses

Temporarily relieves
travelers' diarrhea
diarrhea
upset stomach due to overindulgence in food and drink, including:
     heartburn
     indigestion
     nausea
     gas
     belching
     fullness

Warnings

Reye’s syndrome: Children and teenagers who have or are recovering from chicken pox or flu-like symptoms should not use this product. When using this product, if changes in behavior with nausea and vomiting occur, consult a doctor because these symptoms could be an early sign of Reye’s Syndrome a rare but serious illness.


Allergy alert: Contains salicylate. Do not take if you are:
allergic to salicylates (including aspirin)
taking other salicylate products


Do not use if you have
bloody or black stool
an ulcer
a bleeding problem


Ask a doctor before use if you have
fever
mucus in the stool


Ask a doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any drug for
anticoagulation (thinning of the blood)
diabetes
gout
arthritis


Stop use and ask a doctor if
symptoms get worse
ringing in the ears or loss of hearing occurs
diarrhea lasts more than 2 days


When using this product a temporary and harmless darkening of the tongue and/or stool may occur. Stool darkening should not be confused with melena.


If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, contact a physician or poison control center immediately.

Directions

■ do not use more than directed
■ chew or crush tablets completely before swallowing
■ do not swallow tablets whole

use until diarrhea stops but not more than 2 days
drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration, which may accompany diarrhea
do not exceed 16 tablets in 24 hours

Adults and children: (12 years and older) Chew 2 tablets every 1/2 to 1 hour or 4 tablets every hour as needed.

Children under 12 years: Do not give to children under 12 years of age.

Other Information

Phenylketonurics: contains phenylalanine 1.1 mg per tablet
each tablet contains 73 mg of elemental calcium
store at room temperature 59º-86ºF (15º-30ºC)
tamper-evident sealed packets
do not use any opened or torn packets

 

Questions? Please contact us at 1-800-634-7680

Medique Products takes great care to ensure that the product you take is completely safe. This website contains current product information as of 7/31/20 and may differ from the information on the product packaging you may have.

 

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